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Curious to learn more about a health topic? We maintain an up-to-date and accurate source of health information on a variety of important health topics relating to services that we provide. It’s a great place to get started and increase your knowledge. 

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A range of housing support services to eligible clients living in the community.
We work together with First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to maintain and improve the health of Aboriginal people living within Island Health's service area.
We respond to reports of abuse or neglect of adults who cannot obtain help on their own because of certain physical or mental conditions.
Learn more about preventing and treating stroke and maintaining a healthy brain.
Information on screening, detection, treatment and recovery for those dealing with breast cancer and breast health.
From mental health to nutrition, find information related to every age and stage of children's health and wellness.
Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects a growing number of North Americans.
Disabilities affect every age, race, and gender. Island Health is committed to improving accessibility and supporting happy, healthy, independent lives for those living with disabilities.